Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted
State and area Civilian labor force Unemployed
April May Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016(p) April May April May
2015 2016 2015 2016(p) 2015 2016 2015 2016(p)

Alabama

2,139,605 2,158,713 2,157,591 2,177,738 117,358 117,345 132,164 124,861 5.5 5.4 6.1 5.7

Alaska

359,279 355,983 364,910 360,509 23,709 24,626 22,994 23,834 6.6 6.9 6.3 6.6

Arizona

3,139,578 3,227,655 3,148,508 3,228,271 184,727 173,397 188,462 176,953 5.9 5.4 6.0 5.5

Arkansas

1,326,263 1,355,374 1,336,245 1,360,986 68,986 46,136 72,301 51,660 5.2 3.4 5.4 3.8

California

18,942,424 19,016,818 19,036,611 18,983,886 1,166,325 987,164 1,164,888 898,920 6.2 5.2 6.1 4.7

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,022,269 5,012,019 5,028,082 4,990,809 340,213 234,584 343,891 213,613 6.8 4.7 6.8 4.3

Colorado

2,814,025 2,879,450 2,824,897 2,888,463 112,965 101,892 112,017 102,857 4.0 3.5 4.0 3.6

Connecticut

1,879,963 1,883,760 1,895,146 1,895,615 106,299 104,760 105,395 101,458 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.4

Delaware

463,717 481,406 464,051 479,822 22,429 19,090 21,514 18,810 4.8 4.0 4.6 3.9

District of Columbia

384,502 395,998 384,242 393,184 24,937 21,767 25,361 20,413 6.5 5.5 6.6 5.2

Florida

9,646,945 9,708,395 9,756,834 9,746,739 501,676 441,291 538,880 424,095 5.2 4.5 5.5 4.4

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,335,425 1,317,021 1,343,860 1,311,975 82,299 71,721 84,825 69,772 6.2 5.4 6.3 5.3

Georgia

4,757,923 4,828,104 4,798,766 4,849,941 270,502 240,956 292,266 230,319 5.7 5.0 6.1 4.7

Hawaii

675,845 685,465 675,441 682,266 24,591 21,484 24,355 21,333 3.6 3.1 3.6 3.1

Idaho

790,441 806,594 797,300 813,380 34,004 29,389 29,932 26,738 4.3 3.6 3.8 3.3

Illinois

6,461,911 6,607,497 6,520,791 6,592,749 352,068 410,252 373,226 368,590 5.4 6.2 5.7 5.6

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,753,389 3,856,099 3,779,951 3,836,125 214,887 241,682 223,585 209,219 5.7 6.3 5.9 5.5

Indiana

3,243,563 3,349,782 3,286,281 3,368,037 145,075 161,437 159,838 145,849 4.5 4.8 4.9 4.3

Iowa

1,697,847 1,707,135 1,699,388 1,703,523 59,771 60,898 58,649 58,226 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4

Kansas

1,491,323 1,494,120 1,491,922 1,490,225 64,074 50,435 64,431 54,431 4.3 3.4 4.3 3.7

Kentucky

1,952,036 1,968,567 1,967,090 1,982,988 95,575 92,168 106,942 98,065 4.9 4.7 5.4 4.9

Louisiana

2,172,166 2,149,589 2,179,116 2,154,642 131,433 125,147 140,130 131,950 6.1 5.8 6.4 6.1

Maine

674,781 667,451 678,525 677,542 32,093 25,381 30,191 24,395 4.8 3.8 4.4 3.6

Maryland

3,128,513 3,150,361 3,155,474 3,147,322 153,386 137,117 164,343 130,685 4.9 4.4 5.2 4.2

Massachusetts

3,550,470 3,581,833 3,560,302 3,573,205 167,345 137,898 174,161 135,396 4.7 3.8 4.9 3.8

Michigan

4,699,774 4,810,970 4,803,409 4,860,674 238,400 205,805 284,564 218,019 5.1 4.3 5.9 4.5

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

1,964,019 2,023,968 2,009,816 2,055,151 107,385 91,243 133,795 99,791 5.5 4.5 6.7 4.9

Minnesota

2,997,380 3,041,894 3,019,576 3,042,881 108,445 115,011 106,734 101,126 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.3

Mississippi

1,255,374 1,268,377 1,278,144 1,284,363 71,785 63,706 86,965 77,441 5.7 5.0 6.8 6.0

Missouri

3,117,600 3,140,967 3,140,540 3,149,511 160,464 132,020 166,493 127,144 5.1 4.2 5.3 4.0

Montana

521,095 520,541 523,271 521,314 20,794 20,382 18,810 18,692 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.6

Nebraska

1,011,345 1,021,267 1,015,079 1,022,121 28,650 30,658 29,549 28,547 2.8 3.0 2.9 2.8

Nevada

1,422,176 1,430,240 1,425,995 1,435,625 98,157 86,769 94,018 89,376 6.9 6.1 6.6 6.2

New Hampshire

734,390 743,260 737,911 743,619 25,785 19,661 24,688 19,326 3.5 2.6 3.3 2.6

New Jersey

4,528,655 4,560,080 4,552,979 4,562,162 260,113 222,030 262,655 225,534 5.7 4.9 5.8 4.9

New Mexico

918,110 917,299 916,941 915,803 57,116 53,086 58,686 55,075 6.2 5.8 6.4 6.0

New York

9,651,340 9,654,837 9,709,479 9,641,256 515,375 442,929 517,567 406,577 5.3 4.6 5.3 4.2

New York City

4,196,086 4,167,235 4,200,611 4,136,554 241,912 198,798 241,419 183,103 5.8 4.8 5.7 4.4

North Carolina

4,768,208 4,855,686 4,827,901 4,856,521 260,213 242,365 289,984 229,979 5.5 5.0 6.0 4.7

North Dakota

413,193 415,295 416,074 419,575 11,622 13,425 10,432 11,853 2.8 3.2 2.5 2.8

Ohio

5,678,773 5,780,320 5,736,717 5,815,205 263,032 275,325 277,383 267,896 4.6 4.8 4.8 4.6

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,028,213 1,039,409 1,032,645 1,037,125 49,575 50,345 54,239 52,889 4.8 4.8 5.3 5.1

Oklahoma

1,835,463 1,852,841 1,846,721 1,841,888 72,223 78,637 82,705 88,216 3.9 4.2 4.5 4.8

Oregon

1,942,784 2,026,858 1,955,649 2,028,876 108,639 91,070 108,954 86,993 5.6 4.5 5.6 4.3

Pennsylvania

6,386,413 6,480,027 6,462,242 6,536,435 309,175 337,996 354,304 357,228 4.8 5.2 5.5 5.5

Rhode Island

550,084 547,158 552,912 548,195 32,442 26,634 33,082 28,789 5.9 4.9 6.0 5.3

South Carolina

2,252,170 2,306,248 2,274,821 2,302,012 129,919 119,926 137,424 111,320 5.8 5.2 6.0 4.8

South Dakota

450,319 452,555 453,787 454,717 14,101 11,728 14,280 11,651 3.1 2.6 3.1 2.6

Tennessee

3,052,320 3,120,465 3,079,575 3,131,525 164,030 120,423 179,684 119,148 5.4 3.9 5.8 3.8

Texas

13,054,103 13,256,609 13,104,878 13,281,151 529,352 560,506 565,656 559,100 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.2

Utah

1,449,907 1,485,979 1,462,672 1,494,125 48,811 55,880 52,008 56,967 3.4 3.8 3.6 3.8

Vermont

340,548 341,363 342,838 343,139 12,810 10,336 11,645 9,562 3.8 3.0 3.4 2.8

Virginia

4,251,938 4,204,131 4,282,734 4,217,055 182,646 144,686 199,168 152,850 4.3 3.4 4.7 3.6

Washington

3,519,350 3,609,438 3,545,995 3,607,404 182,479 201,300 197,117 197,704 5.2 5.6 5.6 5.5

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,585,299 1,610,045 1,582,295 1,610,185 59,866 70,216 65,129 73,157 3.8 4.4 4.1 4.5

West Virginia

789,035 778,930 790,471 783,360 55,758 48,548 54,793 45,383 7.1 6.2 6.9 5.8

Wisconsin

3,067,126 3,105,415 3,088,630 3,109,874 137,484 134,565 142,000 118,975 4.5 4.3 4.6 3.8

Wyoming

305,074 298,500 305,957 298,657 12,609 17,172 12,417 16,240 4.1 5.8 4.1 5.4

Puerto Rico

1,125,808 1,136,779 1,117,784 1,138,642 141,951 129,061 138,011 128,233 12.6 11.4 12.3 11.3

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan division.
(2) Metropolitan statistical area.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Data for Puerto Rico are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the Current Population Survey. Area definitions are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 13-01, dated February 28, 2013, and are available on the BLS website at www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

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